Republicans in the Arizona House of Representatives moved forward on the budget without their Senate colleagues, working into the early morning hours of Friday in the hope of spurring the legislature’s upper chamber into action.
Phoenix voters in the south, central and west sides of the city picked two outsiders to represent them on city council this week: union leader Betty Guardado for District 5, and immigrant rights activist Carlos Garcia for District 8.
The litany of tax exemptions, deductions & exclusions continues to grow, to the detriment of K-12 funding
Amid yesterday’s discussion of K-12 funding in the pending state budget, House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Regina Cobb conceded that the increase for what’s known as district additional assistance – which goes to pay for...
We’ve become a nation of climate science deniers, ignoring the imminent threat of global heating.
Attorney General Mark Brnovich wants the legislature to fund a new voter fraud unit, with an eye toward refuting the baseless claims of voter fraud that swirled in some political circles after the 2018 election.
Deal to expand rights of sexual abuse survivors in the works However, Sen. Paul Boyer says he isn't yet...
Sen. Paul Boyer, R-Glendale, and Rep. T.J. Shope, R-Coolidge, may have been able to come to an agreement on a bill to expand the ability of survivors of child sexual abuse to take their abusers to court that has been threatening to stall budget talks.
Flagstaff voters who twice approved a $15 minimum wage may soon find their city on the hook to pay for some of the extra costs that state is incurring because of it.
While lawmakers were preparing for the marathon process of passing the state budget, six immigrants were welcomed as new U.S. citizens on the floor of the Arizona House of Representatives on Thursday morning.
For the first time since 2012, Arizona’s Housing Trust fund, which helps low-income families with their housing needs, will receive new money to the tune of $10 million.The fund receives money from the...